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A LATE TIMURID OR EARLY SAFAVID BRASS JUG
A LATE TIMURID OR EARLY SAFAVID BRASS JUG

IRAN, LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY

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A LATE TIMURID OR EARLY SAFAVID BRASS JUG
IRAN, LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY
With spherical body rising from short foot to slightly tapering cylindrical neck with everted rim, the body engraved and inlaid with scrolling interlaced arabesques around a band of cusped calligraphic cartouches containing Persian verses alternating with quatrefoil roundels, bands of similar roundels above and below, the neck similar, a band of meandering arabesques above and below, the underside of the foot with a band of meandering vine around a central rosette, dented, one split, rubbed, traces of silver and gold inlay, all the black composition inlay remaining, lacking original handle and cover
5in. (12.9cm.) high
Provenance
Anon sale in these Rooms, 17 October 1995, lot 298

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